Meet our Team
Amanda – Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Amanda graduated from Pickens Technical College in 2013. She’s been working in the dental field for nearly 6 years. She loves educating and helping people especially when it comes to their confidence in their smile. Amanda has lived in Colorado for most of her life. She enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and spending time with her amazing husband.
Amber – Office Manager
Amber, our Office Manager, has been with us since 2004. She has been happily married to her husband Lonnie since 2004 and they have 3 beautiful kids together, Bailey, Breckin, and Kyler. Her off time is devoted to her family time which is mostly spent watching their kids play sports. She loves to find ways to help people smile and that includes building confidence to share their smile! She is always happy to answer your questions, plan for appointments, help resolve concerns and make your visits positive. "The Doctors here are fantastic doctors to work with, as they are highly skilled and fun to be around. I love the energy of our team that shares my primary goal which is to help you!"
Andrea – Insurance Coordinator
Andrea found her way to Northstar Dental via her sister who was leaving to go to school to be a hygienist in 2002. Andrea started out as a sterilization technician which enabled her to gain knowledge in many different aspects of the dental field. Now as the Insurance Specialist, she uses her love of gaining knowledge and attention to detail to help patients understand and maximize their insurance. Outside the practice, she enjoys spending time with her kids. She also has found passion in fitness with weight training, running and testing her limits with challenges like the Rugged Maniac.
Dana – Dental Hygienist
After graduating from college with a degree in Sociology, Dana spent several years working for non-profits fulfilling her desire to reach out and help others. The culmination of these experiences here in Denver, as well as abroad in Ecuador, left bright smiles on the individuals she impacted. This simple result made Dana realize the power of a beautiful smile. Her pursuit of dental hygiene has allowed her to continue to leave a trail of enrichment with those whom she works with while following her dreams of traveling the world.
Jen B – Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Jennifer B, aka JB, is a native to Colorado who grew up in West Arvada, and is a graduate from the University of Colorado. She brings 19 plus years of experience as an EDDA in multiple areas of dentistry and dental specialties. She loves dentistry and changing people's lives through health, education, and providing the best care possible. She thoroughly enjoys the Colorado outdoors, music, and enjoying all that Colorado has to offer.
Jen M – Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Jen has been with NorthStar Dental since 2009 and has a passion for learning technology that can better serve our patients. She enjoys creating relationships with patients and helping them receive the best care possible. Jen's infectious upbeat personality makes every patient feel at ease. In her "spare time", she enjoys spending time with her amazing husband and her beautiful baby girls. They love to be outside riding bikes, gardening, and going to games.
Krysta – Business Assistant
Krysta joined our team in October 2016. She works both with Dr. Joe Bousaba and at the front desk as a Scheduling Coordinator. Krysta has worked in the healthcare field for over 9 years. She enjoys helping people and especially making them smile. Krysta's other full-time job is being a mother to her son Ryan. She has also been blessed with two stepsons Dakota and Noah. She and her fiancé Jason are getting married, so planning for the big day is taking a lot of her spare time, but she doesn't mind at all. Krysta's family enjoys camping, music, our Colorado mountains, sports and watching the Broncos win. She is looking forward to being a part of the team for years to come and looks forward to continuing her education.
Maryanne – Acquisition Lead & Business Assistant
Maryanne has been with Northstar Dental for 35 years. Her dedication speaks volumes about the practice and its Doctors. Maryanne graduated from Front Range Community College with an Associate Degree in 1981. Her career has encompassed many parts of dentistry. She has worked as an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant with Dr. Plous for 32 years and was fortunate to develop many long term relationships with our patients. Maryanne is still amazed at how dentistry can change a persons' life. In May of '14, she moved up to the front office team. She believes that the best part of this position is bringing new excitement to helping patients' understand the benefits of a healthy mouth. Maryanne's past experience in the clinical area enables her to answer technical questions, as well as alleviate any anxieties patients may have. Maryanne is happily married, has two daughters and has just welcomed her first grandchild. Life is good… as she continues to be part of the Northstar Dental team.
Megan – Dental Hygienist
Megan has been working in the dental field for nearly 10 years. She loves being a dental hygienist and enjoys getting to know all of her patients and educating them about their oral health. In her free time, she loves to ski, hike, and cook.